The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for UML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UML over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
UK / England
Rank 214 181 151
Rank change year-on-year -33 -30  
Contract jobs citing UML 466 664 705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.14% 1.37% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.65% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 389 440
Median daily rate £453 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £312 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 80 43
Median hourly rate £42.75 £43.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% +20.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £35.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £43.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.14% +20.83%  

UML is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34139 40348 37989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.28% 82.95% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22590 26805 23918
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 848 1007 1106
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing UML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for UML in England

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UML in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in England

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in England over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in England

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UML in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in England

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in England over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for UML in England

UML
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the England region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -49 177 £500 +2.56% 28
South East -12 93 £438 +12.54% 21
East of England +22 66 £495 +1.53% 9
South West -26 57 £425 -11.91% 12
North West +14 25 £375 -11.76% 13
West Midlands -4 17 £328 -15.53% 4
Yorkshire +11 14 £500 +48.14% 9
East Midlands -9 12 £360 -10.00% 6
North East -4 6 £340 +19.29%
UML
UK

UML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for UML.

1 420 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (33.33%) Java
3 208 (23.58%) Scrum
4 196 (22.22%) OO
5 194 (22.00%) Oracle
6 191 (21.66%) Security Cleared
7 175 (19.84%) Finance
8 173 (19.61%) SQL
9 171 (19.39%) Software Engineering
10 170 (19.27%) Use Case
11 168 (19.05%) XML
12 147 (16.67%) Web Services
13 136 (15.42%) Business Analysis
14 135 (15.31%) Degree
15 131 (14.85%) Spring
16 123 (13.95%) Data Modelling
17 122 (13.83%) SC Cleared
18 116 (13.15%) C++
19 110 (12.47%) J2EE
20 108 (12.24%) SOA
21 105 (11.90%) C#
22 101 (11.45%) HTML
23 99 (11.22%) Microsoft
24 95 (10.77%) TDD
25 94 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
26 90 (10.20%) JIRA
27 89 (10.09%) CSS
28 88 (9.98%) SOAP
28 88 (9.98%) Linux
28 88 (9.98%) SDLC

UML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 61 (6.92%) WebLogic
2 53 (6.01%) JBoss
3 51 (5.78%) Tomcat
4 49 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 45 (5.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 39 (4.42%) Confluence
7 30 (3.40%) Apache
8 22 (2.49%) GlassFish
8 22 (2.49%) SharePoint
9 14 (1.59%) WebLogic Portal
10 13 (1.47%) Mule
11 11 (1.25%) CMS
12 10 (1.13%) NServiceBus
13 9 (1.02%) IIS
14 8 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
16 5 (0.57%) Apache Solr
17 4 (0.45%) ArcGIS
17 4 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 67 (7.60%) MS Visio
2 46 (5.22%) MS Excel
3 24 (2.72%) Simulink
4 21 (2.38%) MS Office
5 7 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.23%) MS Project
6 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) Mingle
7 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 20 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.34%) Staffware
6 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.23%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.11%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.11%) Magento
7 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.11%) Sonata
7 1 (0.11%) SunGard APT
7 1 (0.11%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.47%) IaaS
4 11 (1.25%) PaaS
5 8 (0.91%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.91%) SaaS
6 7 (0.79%) GitHub
7 6 (0.68%) CloudSense
8 4 (0.45%) Force.com
8 4 (0.45%) Office 365
8 4 (0.45%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.23%) Yammer
10 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.04%) HTTP
2 14 (1.59%) LDAP
3 12 (1.36%) Firewall
3 12 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.79%) Internet
4 7 (0.79%) SNMP
4 7 (0.79%) SSL
5 6 (0.68%) DNS
6 5 (0.57%) SMTP
6 5 (0.57%) Wireshark
7 4 (0.45%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.45%) FTP
7 4 (0.45%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.45%) LAN
7 4 (0.45%) WAN
8 3 (0.34%) Intranet
8 3 (0.34%) IPv4
8 3 (0.34%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.67%) Big Data
3 42 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 38 (4.31%) Hadoop
5 37 (4.20%) NoSQL
6 36 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (3.97%) Oracle Database
8 34 (3.85%) MySQL
9 32 (3.63%) MongoDB
10 12 (1.36%) DB2
10 12 (1.36%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.91%) GIS
14 7 (0.79%) Geospatial Data
14 7 (0.79%) Ingres
14 7 (0.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 90 (10.20%) JIRA
2 57 (6.46%) Rational DOORS
3 56 (6.35%) JUnit
4 55 (6.24%) Eclipse
5 48 (5.44%) Jenkins
6 47 (5.33%) Maven
6 47 (5.33%) Subversion
7 43 (4.88%) Ant
7 43 (4.88%) Rational Rhapsody
8 39 (4.42%) Visual Studio
9 35 (3.97%) Git (software)
10 23 (2.61%) Selenium
11 20 (2.27%) Cucumber
12 18 (2.04%) Gradle
13 17 (1.93%) Mockito
14 14 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (1.47%) ClearCase
16 12 (1.36%) ERwin
16 12 (1.36%) Hudson
16 12 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 175 (19.84%) Finance
2 63 (7.14%) Banking
3 33 (3.74%) Retail
4 31 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.95%) Marketing
6 19 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.04%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.93%) Aerospace
9 15 (1.70%) Avionics
9 15 (1.70%) Front Office
10 13 (1.47%) Military
11 10 (1.13%) Legal
12 9 (1.02%) Back Office
13 8 (0.91%) Billing
13 8 (0.91%) Electronics
14 4 (0.45%) Advertising
14 4 (0.45%) Automotive
14 4 (0.45%) Law
15 3 (0.34%) French Language
15 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 269 (30.50%) Analyst
2 226 (25.62%) Business Analyst
3 223 (25.28%) Architect
4 219 (24.83%) Developer
5 128 (14.51%) Java Developer
6 107 (12.13%) Software Engineer
7 81 (9.18%) Solutions Architect
8 41 (4.65%) Senior Developer
9 38 (4.31%) Technical Architect
10 35 (3.97%) Senior Java Developer
11 33 (3.74%) C++ Software Engineer
12 32 (3.63%) Java Architect
13 26 (2.95%) Data Architect
13 26 (2.95%) Technical Analyst
14 24 (2.72%) Software Architect
14 24 (2.72%) Systems Engineer
15 23 (2.61%) C++ Developer
15 23 (2.61%) Systems Analyst
16 22 (2.49%) Java Engineer
16 22 (2.49%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (19.05%) XML
2 147 (16.67%) Web Services
3 131 (14.85%) Spring
4 110 (12.47%) J2EE
5 101 (11.45%) HTML
6 89 (10.09%) CSS
7 88 (9.98%) SOAP
8 86 (9.75%) REST
9 84 (9.52%) .NET
10 78 (8.84%) Hibernate
11 73 (8.28%) Java EE
12 64 (7.26%) XSLT
13 62 (7.03%) JSP
14 61 (6.92%) JSON
15 51 (5.78%) AngularJS
16 45 (5.10%) Struts
17 44 (4.99%) JMS
17 44 (4.99%) Middleware
18 38 (4.31%) Ajax
19 33 (3.74%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 94 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 52 (5.90%) User Experience
4 43 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 36 (4.08%) Data Structures
6 22 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (2.49%) N-Tier
7 17 (1.93%) Data Centre
7 17 (1.93%) Virtual Team
8 15 (1.70%) Derivative
9 11 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.25%) RIA
10 9 (1.02%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.91%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.79%) Frameworx
12 7 (0.79%) Reference Data
13 6 (0.68%) DataPower
13 6 (0.68%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.68%) Market Risk
13 6 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 88 (9.98%) Linux
2 73 (8.28%) Windows
3 45 (5.10%) Unix
4 11 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (0.91%) Android
6 6 (0.68%) VME
7 5 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.57%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.34%) zOS
9 2 (0.23%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.11%) Solaris
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (23.58%) Scrum
3 196 (22.22%) OO
4 171 (19.39%) Software Engineering
5 170 (19.27%) Use Case
6 136 (15.42%) Business Analysis
7 123 (13.95%) Data Modelling
8 108 (12.24%) SOA
9 95 (10.77%) TDD
10 88 (9.98%) SDLC
11 85 (9.64%) TOGAF
12 82 (9.30%) Open Source
13 79 (8.96%) Waterfall
14 69 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 65 (7.37%) Enterprise Architecture
16 64 (7.26%) BPMN
16 64 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
16 64 (7.26%) Requirements Analysis
17 63 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
18 60 (6.80%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 294 (33.33%) Java
2 173 (19.61%) SQL
3 116 (13.15%) C++
4 105 (11.90%) C#
5 85 (9.64%) JavaScript
6 65 (7.37%) C
7 46 (5.22%) Python
8 44 (4.99%) PL/SQL
9 39 (4.42%) Ada
10 26 (2.95%) MATLAB
11 25 (2.83%) Perl
12 17 (1.93%) Bash Shell
13 16 (1.81%) Ada 95
14 13 (1.47%) Apex Code
14 13 (1.47%) Ruby
14 13 (1.47%) VB.NET
15 12 (1.36%) ActionScript
15 12 (1.36%) T-SQL
16 11 (1.25%) Shell Script
17 10 (1.13%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 191 (21.66%) Security Cleared
2 135 (15.31%) Degree
3 122 (13.83%) SC Cleared
4 70 (7.94%) ISEB
5 44 (4.99%) DV Cleared
6 16 (1.81%) Sun Certification
7 12 (1.36%) CBAP
8 11 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (1.02%) Chartered Engineer
9 9 (1.02%) CITP
9 9 (1.02%) ISTQB
9 9 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.68%) IIBA
11 6 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 3 (0.34%) OCPJP
12 3 (0.34%) OCPJWCD
12 3 (0.34%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.65%) QA
2 18 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.81%) MiFID
4 12 (1.36%) SLA
5 9 (1.02%) PA-DSS
5 9 (1.02%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.79%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.57%) GDPR
8 4 (0.45%) COBIT
8 4 (0.45%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.45%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.34%) TickIT
10 2 (0.23%) ISO20022
10 2 (0.23%) MISRA
10 2 (0.23%) MISRA C
10 2 (0.23%) PMO
11 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.11%) EMIR
11 1 (0.11%) ISO15022
System Software
1 9 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.79%) Docker
3 5 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.11%) Firmware
4 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 12 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.25%) Puppet
3 7 (0.79%) Amdocs OSS
3 7 (0.79%) Netcool
4 5 (0.57%) Ansible
5 4 (0.45%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.45%) MOM
6 2 (0.23%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.11%) Kibana
7 1 (0.11%) logstash
7 1 (0.11%) Oozie
7 1 (0.11%) Salt
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.11%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 194 (22.00%) Oracle
2 99 (11.22%) Microsoft
3 45 (5.10%) IBM
4 32 (3.63%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (2.49%) Red Hat
6 21 (2.38%) Sybase
7 18 (2.04%) hybris
8 17 (1.93%) Adobe
9 15 (1.70%) Informatica
9 15 (1.70%) SAP
10 13 (1.47%) Atlassian
10 13 (1.47%) BEA
10 13 (1.47%) Cisco
11 10 (1.13%) Tableau
11 10 (1.13%) TIBCO
12 9 (1.02%) ATG
12 9 (1.02%) Casewise
12 9 (1.02%) HP
12 9 (1.02%) VMware
13 8 (0.91%) Kaspersky
Derbyshire
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
York/Remote
Piksel
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £50 to £56 per hour + Dep on Exp.
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £595 per day + potentially negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 7 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £500.00 - £570.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £500.00 - £570.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago